About this task

This is an optional step. If you do not intend for this appliance to be part of a cluster, click Next to proceed to the wizard’s Time Zone page.

Configuring clustering is only an option if you have two or more Sophos appliances. The appliances must also have identical software versions, be connected to the same network, and have the ability to communicate via port 24 over both UDP and TCP.

To configure clustering:

Follow these steps

  1. Select the I would like this appliance to become part of a Sophos Email Appliance cluster check box.
  2. Enter the IP or hostname of another appliance.
  3. Click Next.
    Messages are displayed, indicating that clustering has been configured.
  4. If you want a paper copy of the configuration summary, click Print. Then click Finish.
    The Email Appliance Dashboard is displayed.